Best Teen & Young Adult Stepfamily Fiction Books
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1. Tell Me Three Things
Author: by Julie Buxbaum
Published at: Ember; Reprint edition (March 14, 2017)
A New York Times Bestseller Here are three things about this book: (1) It’s … Funny and romantic; (2) the mystery at the heart of the story will keep you turning the pages; (3) I have a feeling you’ll be very happy you read it.Jennifer E.
Smith, author of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight With the perfect mix of comedy and tragedy, love and loss, and pain and elation, the characters in Julie Buxbaum’s Tell Me Three Things come to feel like old friends who make any day better.
This YA novel is sure to appeal to fans of Rainbow Rowell, Jennifer Niven, and E.Lockhart. Everything about Jessie is wrong. At least, that’s what it feels like during her first week of junior year at her new ultra-intimidating prep school in Los Angeles.
It’s been barely two years since her mother’s death, and because her father eloped with a woman he met online, Jessie has been forced to move across the country to live with her stepmonster and her pretentious teenage son, and to start at a new school where she knows no one.
2. That Was Then, This Is Now
Author: by S. E. Hinton
Published at: Puffin Books; First Edition (April 1, 1998)
Another classic from the author of the internationally bestselling The OutsidersContinue celebrating 50 years of The Outsiders by reading this companion novel. That Was Then, This is Now is S.E. Hinton’s moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin to grow up and grow apart.
“A mature, disciplined novel which excites a response in the reader … Hard to forget.”The New York Times
3. Big Brother Coloring Book: With Vehicles | Colouring Book For Toddlers 2-6 Ages | I Am Going To Be A Big Brother Book | Cute Gift Idea From New Baby … | For 2 Year Old | 3 Year Old |4 Year Old
Author: by Golden Cat
Published at: Independently published (October 9, 2020)
Is there a new baby coming into your home soon? Are you afraid of how your toddler will react to it? Are you looking for a creative activity for your older child so that you can feed or change the newborn’s diaper at the same time?
Psychologists prove that the birth of a sibling is one of the most stressful moments for toddlers. Parents have to divide their attention and big brother may feel rejected. Our book will help celebrate the arrival of a sibling. It is the perfect gift for toddlers after returning from the hospital with a newborn baby.
Coloring books are great for kids, not only because they help de-stress and relax. Above all, it’s a safe, creative, and easy activity that’s great for your child’s development! It’s scientifically proven by psychologists and educators that coloring books have a positive effect on children’s lives.
With these coloring books your child can: Express their emotions, children are not always able to express in words their emotions by which they may appear stressed. By coloring, they express themselves and their emotions by reducing tension in the body.Creativity.
4. Did I Mention I Love You? (Did I Mention I Love You (DIMILY), 1)
Author: by Estelle Maskame
Published at: Sourcebooks Fire (December 1, 2015)
From Estelle Maskame, Wattpad sensation, comes the first installment in the addicting Did I Mention I Love You series that follows three unforgettable summers of secrets, heartbreak, and forbidden stepbrother romance. This trilogy is perfect for readers of teen romance books!
Love is everything but expected. Eden Munro came to California for a summer of sun, sand and celebrities what better way to be a regular girl and forget about the drama back home? Until she meets her new family of strangers: a dad she hasn’t seen in three years, a stepmonster and three stepbrothers.
Eden gets her own room in her dad’s fancy house in Santa Monica. A room right next door to her oldest stepbrother, Tyler Bruce. Whom she cannot stand. He’s got angry green eyes and ego bigger than a Beverly Hills mansion.
She’s never felt such intense dislike for someone. But the two are constantly thrown together as his group of friends pull her into their world of rule-breaking, partying and pier-hanging. And the more she tries to understand what makes Tyler burn hotter than the California sun, the more Eden finds herself falling for the one person she shouldn’t…
Author: by Jennifer Donnelly
Published at: Scholastic Inc.; Reprint edition (April 7, 2020)
“Printz Honor winner Donnelly offers up a stunningly focused story that rips into the heart of the familiar fairy tale. Isabelle [is] a shattered but not unredeemable girl with a warrior’s heart.” – Booklist, starred reviewAn instant New York Times bestseller!
Optioned for film by Lynette Howell Taylor, the producer of A Star is Born and Bruna Papandrea, producer of Big Little LiesA Seventeen Best of the YearLonglisted for the Carnegie MedalA YALSA pickA Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Book of the YearIsabelle should be blissfully happy-she’s about to win the handsome prince.
Except Isabelle isn’t the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince’s heart. She’s the ugly stepsister who cut off her toes to fit into Cinderella’s shoe … Which is now filling with blood. Isabelle tried to fit in.
She cut away pieces of herself in order to become pretty.Sweet. More like Cinderella. But that only made her mean, jealous, and hollow. Now she has a chance to alter her destiny and prove what ugly stepsisters have always known: it takes more than heartache to break a girl.
6. Did I Mention I Miss You? (Did I Mention I Love You (DIMILY))
Author: by Estelle Maskame
Published at: Sourcebooks Fire (December 6, 2016)
From Estelle Maskame, author of the sensational Wattpad books, comes the final installment in the addicting DIMILY series that follows three unforgettable summers of secrets, heartbreak, and forbidden romance. This trilogy is perfect for readers of YA contemporary novels! One last chance for love.
It’s been a year since Eden last spoke to Tyler. She remains furious with him for his abrupt departure last summer but has done her best to move on with her life at college in Chicago and she’s finally over Tyler…Isn’t she?
As school breaks up for the summer, she’s heading back to Santa Monica, but she’s not the only one who decides to come home… Despite their breakup, Tyler’s determined to rekindle their perfect chemistry and what they once had. Having been left behind to deal with the aftermath of their bombshell revelation and a family torn apart, Eden’s not sure she can forgive him.
Now she must search her heart and decide if Tyler is worth the risk once and for all. Books in the Did I Mention I Love You series: Did I Mention I Love You? Did I Mention I Need You?
7. Did I Mention I Need You? (Did I Mention I Love You (DIMILY))
Author: by Estelle Maskame
Published at: Sourcebooks Fire (March 1, 2016)
From Estelle Maskame, author of the sensational Wattpad books, comes the second installment in the addicting DIMILY series that follows three unforgettable summers of secrets, heartbreak, and forbidden romance. This trilogy is perfect for readers of teen romance books!Love has no rules.
It’s been a year since Eden Munro last saw Tyler Bruce: her stepbrother…And secret love. Although they swore to ignore their feelings and put their family first, Eden can’t help but feel excited when Tyler invites her to join him in New York City for the summer.
But it’s not like anything is going to happen. Eden is happy with her boyfriend Dean, and she knows gorgeous, green-eyed Tyler must have moved on as well. But as they spend the long, hot summer in the city that never sleeps, it becomes obvious that those old feelings and perfect chemistry are still there…
Simmering beneath the surface. Will Tyler and Eden be able to resist temptation? Books in the Did I Mention I Love You series: Did I Mention I Love You? Did I Mention I Need You? Did I Mention I Miss You?
8. Apple in the Middle
Author: by Dawn Quigley
Published at: North Dakota State University; 1st edition (June 24, 2020)
Apple in the Middle has won national recognition from the American Indian Library Association (AILA), an affiliate of the American Library Association (ALA), becoming one of four titles to be recognized in the first-ever American Indian Youth Literature Young Adult Book Honors.
Apple Starkington turned her back on her Native American heritage the moment she was called a racial slur for someone of white and Indian descent, not that she really even knew how to be an Indian in the first place.
Too bad the white world doesnt accept her either. And so begins her quirky habits to gain acceptance. Apple’s name, chosen by her Indian mother on her deathbed, has a double meaning: treasured apple of my eye, but also the negative connotation a person who is red, or Indian, on the outside, but white on the inside.
After her wealthy father gives her the boot one summer, Apple reluctantly agrees to visit her Native American relatives on the Turtle Mountain Indian Reservation in northern North Dakota for the first time. Apple learns to deal with the culture shock of Indian customs and the Native Michif language, while she tries to find a connection to her dead mother.
9. Just Don't Mention It (Dimily Trilogy)
Author: by Estelle Maskame
Published at: Sourcebooks Fire (December 3, 2019)
As irresistible and dazzling as its Californian backdrop, Just Don’t Mention It is a companion novel to the Did I Mention I Love You trilogy from Estelle Maskame, author of addicting Wattpad books, that explores Tyler’s storyhis heart-stopping tale of past hurt, finding hope, and figuring out who the hell he wants to be.
Just between us, can love heal all wounds? At seventeen, Tyler Bruce is hot a hot mess. His girlfriend is a knockout, his reputation’s untouchable, parties are nothing without him. Even his car is unreal. But inside Tyler is broken and he’ll stop at nothing to keep that a secret.
Then one big summer Eden comes to stay. She’s upfront, sharp, and far more enticing than a stepsister should be. She also sees straight through Tyler’s bad boy faade to the vulnerable kid within. The quiet kid who took all the punches.
As Eden draws Tyler in, his defenses start to crumble around him. In his past, vulnerability only brought him danger. But now, it might just bring him everything he needs… If it doesn’t break him. Books in the Did I Mention I Love You series: Did I Mention I Love You?
10. Girls in Pants (Sisterhood of Traveling Pants, Book 3)
Author: by Ann Brashares
Published at: Ember; Reprint edition (June 13, 2005)
The third novel in the wildly popular #1 New York Times bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, from the author of The Whole Thing Together and The Here and Now. It’s the summer before the sisterhood departs for college … Their last real summer together before they head off to start their grown-up lives.
It’s the time when Lena, Tibby, Bridget, and Carmen need their Pants the most.Pants = love.Love your pals.Love yourself. A fun and poignant coming-of-age story.” Entertainment Weekly Readers of the other books won’t be disappointed. Booklist, Starred A treat for anyone.
Los Angeles Times These are friends worth having.Chicago Tribune
11. That Summer
Author: by Sarah Dessen
Published at: Speak; 11th printing edition (May 11, 2004)
From the award-winning and New York Times bestelling author of Once and for AllThe more things change… As far as Haven is concerned, there’s just too much going on. Everything is changing, and she’s not sure where she fits in.
Then her sister’s old boyfriend shows up, sparking memories of the summer when they were all happy and everything was perfect…. But along the way, Haven realizes that sometimes change is a good thing. Unforgettable Publishers Weekly, starred review Sarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A.
Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award. Books by Sarah Dessen:That SummerSomeone Like YouKeeping the MoonDreamlandThis LullabyThe Truth About Forever Just ListenLock and KeyAlong for the RideWhat Happened to GoodbyeThe Moon and MoreSaint AnythingOnce and for All
12. We Are All Made of Molecules
Author: by Susin Nielsen
Published at: Ember; Illustrated edition (May 10, 2016)
“This savvy, insightful take on the modern family makes for nearly nonstop laughs.”Kirkus Reviews, StarredStewart, 13: Socially clueless genius. Ashley, 14: Popular with everyone but her teachers Ashley’s and Stewart’s worlds collide when Stewart and his dad move in with Ashley and her mom.
The Brady Bunch it isn’t. Stewart is trying to be 89. 9 percent happy about it-he’s always wanted a sister. But Ashley is 110 percent horrified. She already has to hide the real reason her dad moved out; Spewart could further threaten her position at the top of the social ladder.
They’re complete opposites, but they have one thing in common: theylike everyone elseare made of molecules. In this hilarious and deeply moving story, award-winning author Susin Nielsen has created two narrators who will steal your heart and make you laugh out loud.
Praise NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People Nominated for the George Peach Book Award for Teen ReadersNominated to the Pacific Northwest Young Reader’s Choice AwardTexas Lone Star Reading List”A laugh-out-loud story of two teens learning to adjust to unusual family life that neither expected…
13. Always Never Yours
Author: by Emily Wibberley
Published at: Penguin Books; Reprint edition (April 23, 2019)
“Every page bursts with humor, squee-inducing romance, and an abiding sense of the deep love and joy of its two writers … Always Never Yours is a necessary, feel-good addition to the YA canon. Entertainment WeeklyMegan Harper is the girl before.
All her exes find their one true love right after dating her. It’s not a curse or anything, it’s just the way things are. And Megan refuses to waste time feeling sorry for herself. Instead, she focuses on pursuing her next fling, directing theater, and fulfilling her dream school’s acting requirement in the smallest role possible.
But her plans quickly crumble when she’s cast as none other than Juliet-yes, that Juliet-in her high school’s production.It’s a nightmare. Megan’s not an actress and she’s certainly not a Juliet. Then she meets Owen Okita, an aspiring playwright who agrees to help Megan catch the eye of a sexy stagehand in exchange for help writing his new script.
Between rehearsals and contending with her divided family, Megan begins to notice Owen-thoughtful, unconventional, and utterly unlike her exes, and wonders: shouldn’t a girl get to star in her own love story?
14. Girls Made of Snow and Glass
Author: by Melissa Bashardoust
Published at: Flatiron Books (September 5, 2017)
Melissa Bashardoust’s acclaimed debut novel Girls Made of Snow and Glass is Snow White as it’s never been told before… A feminist fantasy fairy tale not to be missed (BookPage)!Utterly superb. ALA Booklist, starred reviewDark, fantastical, hauntingly evocative. Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewAn empowering and progressive original retelling.
SLJ, starred reviewSixteen-year-old Mina is motherless, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyonehas never beat at all, in fact, but she’d always thought that fact normal. She never guessed that her father cut out her heart and replaced it with one of glass.
When she moves to Whitespring Castle and sees its king for the first time, Mina forms a plan: win the king’s heart with her beauty, become queen, and finally know love. The only catch is that she’ll have to become a stepmother.
Fifteen-year-old Lynet looks just like her late mother, and one day she discovers why: a magician created her out of snow in the dead queen’s image, at her father’s order. But despite being the dead queen made flesh, Lynet would rather be like her fierce and regal stepmother, Mina.
15. This Is How We Fly
Author: by Anna Meriano
Published at: Philomel Books; First Edition (December 15, 2020)
“Truly enchanting.”-Kirkus Reviews (starred review)A loose retelling of Cinderella, about a high-school graduate who-after getting grounded for the whole summer-joins a local Quidditch league and finds her footing, perfect for fans of Dumplin’, Fangirl, and everyone who’s read and adored Harry Potter.
17-year-old vegan feminist Ellen Lopez-Rourke has one muggy Houston summer left before college. She plans to spend every last moment with her two best friends before they go off to the opposite ends of Texas for school. But when Ellen is grounded for the entire summer by her (sometimes) evil stepmother, all her plans are thrown out the window.
Determined to do something with her time, Ellen (with the help of BFF Melissa) convinces her parents to let her join the local muggle Quidditch team. An all-gender, full-contact game, Quidditch isn’t quite what Ellen expects. There’s no flying, no magic, just a bunch of scrappy players holding PVC pipe between their legs and throwing dodgeballs.
16. The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight
Author: by Jennifer E. Smith
Published at: Poppy; Reprint edition (January 1, 2013)
Quirks of timing feature in this romantic novel about family connections, second chances, and first loves. Set over a twenty-four-hour-period, Hadley and Oliver find that true love can be unexpected. Today should be one of the worst days of seventeen-year-old Hadley Sullivan’s life.
Having just missed her flight, she’s stuck at JFK airport and late to her father’s second wedding, which is taking place in London and involves a soon-to-be stepmother Hadley’s never even met. Then she meets the perfect boy in the airport’s cramped waiting area.
His name is Oliver, he’s British, and he’s sitting in her row. A long night on the plane passes in the blink of an eye, and Hadley and Oliver lose track of each other in the airport chaos upon arrival.
Can fate intervene to bring them together once more?